Scissor vs. Boom Aerial Lifts: Which Is Right for Your Application?

Should you get a boom lift or scissor lift? If your jobs require working at heights, you’ll likely need either (or both) of these aerial work platforms at some point. Each equipment type enables you to perform various tasks at higher elevations — but in different ways.  In this post, we’ll explain the differences between…
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Forklift Safety Tips

A forklift’s main purpose is to lift and transport heavy loads. Depending on the model, the lift capacity of these versatile vehicles can range from 3,000 to 50,000 pounds. Forklifts operate in warehouses, distribution centers, and other busy environments. They work alongside other mobile and stationary equipment and busy workers performing various job duties.  While…
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How Long Should a Forklift Last?

Most businesses depend on forklifts to pick up and transport heavy loads and perform other essential material handling tasks. Oftentimes, forklifts are pushed to their limits under challenging conditions, especially during peak periods when the work volume increases.  A forklift’s lifespan may be short compared to other equipment because of heavy demands and frequent use.…
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